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Topic of the Week 4 (Sp’13)

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Discuss three (or more) things you have done to secure a job in public relations and three (or more) things you must do.

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Provide an argument as to why it is/or is not beneficial for a non-public relations major to complete an introductory level public relations course.

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Topic of the Week 3 (Sp’13)

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Think about an event you have attended in the last 30 days that promoted diversity. How did you find out about the event (i.e. poster, Facebook, word of mouth, newsletter, etc.)? Why did  you attend? Can you identify aspects of traditional public relations that was used or should have been used to increase success of the event?

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Write a blog post reaction to the panel of guest speakers that joined us in class last Friday. Some things to get you started: similarities and differences among jobs; daily duties; takeaways; lessons learned to prepare you for a career in public relations; etc.

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What’s your big blog idea?

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Who’s ready to blog? The time has come for students enrolled in the Intro to Public Relations course to begin their blogging journey. As with any journey we need a road map. So, what are your blog ideas to begin this journey? Please post your comments below.

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Topics of the Week #6

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Discuss three (or more) things you have done to secure a job in public relations and three (or more) things you must do.

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Review a current entry-level public relations job announcement. According to the announcement, what are some public relations pieces you must be able to write (eg. fact sheets, press releases, feature stories, etc.). Which of the identified pieces have you had experience writing and which do you need additional experience writing? How will you gain this experience prior to completing your degree?

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Topic(s) of the Week–#5

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Think about an event you have attended in the last 30 days that promoted diversity. How did you find out about the event (i.e. poster, Facebook, word of mouth, newsletter, etc.)? Why did  you attend? Can you identify aspects of traditional public relations that was used or should have been used to increase success of the event?

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Lets talk about your blog. How did  you devise your blog name? Who is the target audience for your blog? What are the popular forms of communication among your identified audience (i.e. word of mouth, Facebook, Twitter, etc.)? Is your blog connected to, or do you post your links, on any social media platform beyond wordpress to generate buzz? Why or why not?

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Topic(s) of the week– #4

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Discuss an organizations current conflict situation. Is their response appropriate? What should they continue to do, or not do?

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Discuss the portrayal of public relations in mass media. Are the images helpful or hurtful to the field? Can/should these images be changed?

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Topic(s) of the Week -2

Discuss the relationship between public relations and journalism, and how that relationship is changing due to the demise of journalism.

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Discuss a current ethical lapse in the public relations industry.

 

 

 

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